FDA Approved Medical Products for:

Short bowel syndrome

The table(s) below may not be an exhaustive list of drugs or products used to treat this condition. There may be other products available that are not considered orphan products.

Generic Name Teduglutide [rDNA origin]
Trade Name
(Manufacturer Name)
Gattex
(NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc.)
Indication
The FDA has approved this product to be used in this manner.
Treatment of adult patients with short bowel syndrome (SBS) who are dependent on parenteral support
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Generic Name Glutamine
Trade Name
(Manufacturer Name)
NutreStoreā„¢
(Emmaus Medical Inc.)
Indication
The FDA has approved this product to be used in this manner.
Treatment of short bowel syndrome in patients receiving specialized nutritional support when used in conjunction with a rercombinant human growth hormone that is approved for this indication.
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Generic Name Somatropin (r-DNA)
Trade Name
(Manufacturer Name)
Zorbtive®
(EMD Serono, Inc.)
Indication
The FDA has approved this product to be used in this manner.
Treatment of short bowel syndrome in patients receiving specialized nutritional support
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